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Senior School – Years 10 to 12

Allowing for a choice of education

Years 10, 11 and 12 students have access to courses that support university entrance or further training, education and employment.

Year 10

Year 10 students participate in a transition program that helps them to select appropriate and realistic courses for Year 11 and 12.

The program examines career aspirations and the necessary course selections required to achieve these goals.

Students continue their WACE courses in the areas of:

  • The Arts (Media, Visual Art, Dance, Drama)
  • English
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Society & Environment
  • Technology & Enterprise (Woodwork, Jewellery, Metalwork, Home Economics, Computing)

Year 11 & 12

Students must complete 12 subjects during each year of their upper school studies.

Curriculum courses relate to broad post-school career areas and have been developed in consultation with the school, tertiary and business sectors to provide clear preparation for university entrance, further training or employment.

Senior School courses are arranged according to difficulty - Foundation, General and ATAR. Students also have the opportunity to include certificate courses and endorsed programs within their pathway.

On successful completion of Year 12 students are awarded with Secondary Graduation (WACE).

Western Australian Certificate of Education

To gain university entrance students must be awarded with the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).

Year 12 Information Handbook

The Year 12 Information Handbook has now been published on the SCSA (School Curriculum and Standards Authority) website to download and print as required.

The handbook can be viewed and downloaded at: http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/internet/Publications/year12_information_handbook.

Latest News

01 September 2017

2017 SHOWCASE "LUCKY BREAK"

Girrawheen SHS Performing Arts Showcase is on Sept 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart College Performing Arts Centre from 6:30 pm.

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09 August 2017

PARENT HANDBOOK

The Parent Handbook outlines the policies and operational procedures at Girrawheen Senior High School and contains important information for parents to support their child throughout the school year.

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18 July 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS: NETFLIX FLIM

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